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Emory University

Department of Physics

Atlanta, GA

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Emory University

Overview

Emory University / Department of Physics is located in Atlanta, GA, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science/Doctor of Philosophy (MS/PhD)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Doctoral Degrees 3

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required
Qualifier proposal

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

51
Applied
18
Accepted
4
Enrolled
35%

Applying

75
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 3rd January 3rd Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 600

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards January 3
Types of financial support available Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

30
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)
100%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American 3.33%
White or Caucasian 23%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 3.33%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 3.33%

Gender

Male (60%)
Female (40%)

Faculty

12
Total faculty
Full-time - 11
Part-time - 1
Male (10)
Female (2)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Experimental studies of the structure and function of metalloproteins, soft condensed matter, granular materials, biophotonics and fluorescence correlation spectroscopy, single molecule studies of DNA-protein systems
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 201 Dowman Drive
Atlanta, GA  30322-1100
United States
Contact Prof. Eric Weeks
Chair
Email: erweeks@emory.edu
Phone: 404-727-4479
Fax: 404-727-0873